2009 News Archive

21st December 2009
Chariots of Fire 2009 video

You may have noticed on the day of Chariots of Fire this year that there were several cameramen on Queens' Green filming the event. 

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26th October 2009
Charities on the starting blocks for Chariots 2010

The 2010 Chariots of Fire charity relay race will take place on Sunday 19 September and local charities are encouraged to apply to be the beneficiary of the funds raised. 

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21st September 2009
Chariots of Fire runners out in force for charity

Runners felt the heat as they took to the streets under sunny skies Sunday, to battle it out in the Chariots of Fire charity relay, held this year in aid of mental health charity Cam-mind.

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21st September 2009
Chariots of Fire race results

To view the Chariots of Fire race results and team placings from Sunday, click on the link below: final_race_results.pdf

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16th September 2009
Teams starting sponsorship race for Chariots of Fire 2009

With Chariots of Fire just round the corner teams are already turning their thoughts to raising sponsorship for Cam-mind.

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14th September 2009
Download the Race Instructions now

If you have entered a team into the event, you can now download the Race Instructions for Chariots of Fire 2009 from the website at the link 

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3rd September 2009
Cambridge University colleges supporting Chariots of Fire

The Cambridge University colleges have always been an integral part of the Chariots of Fire event, Cambridge’s largest charity relay race. 

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24th August 2009
Prizes galore at Chariots of Fire 2009

With plenty of prizes on offer at this year’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race, runners will have a great incentive to battle it out for the top spots in a variety of categories. 

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7th August 2009
Local healthclub offers training tips to Chariots of Fire runners

With Chariots of Fire just round the corner, winners of last year’s event, The Glassworks Healthclub, say it is not too late to start getting in shape for the race. 

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5th August 2009
Sponsorship is the name of the game for Chariots of Fire 2009

This year, Cambridge’s premier charity event, Chariots of Fire, will be looking to raise a record amount of sponsorship to support people experiencing mental health problems.

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15th July 2009
Hewitsons teams put best foot forward for charity

Once again, staff from leading law firm Hewitsons will be donning running gear to take part in Cambridge’s most anticipated charity race of the year, Chariots of Fire. 

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1st July 2009
Mental Health is "everyone's business"

The majority of sponsorship raised by this year’s charity race will be used to expand Cam-mind’s befriending service and community groups.

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1st June 2009
Scientists first to sign up for Chariots of Fire

The launch of Cambridge’s largest charity relay race mid-May, saw a surge of team entries using the new online registration system. There was a record 15 team registrations within the first 24 hours!

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18th May 2009
Chariots of Fire 2009 launching mental health awareness

Businesses, organisations and colleges around Cambridgeshire are gearing up for the challenge of another race through the historic city in aid of charity, with the launch of Chariots of Fire 2009.

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13th May 2009
Online registration for Chariots of Fire teams

Chariots of Fire charity relay race is stepping forward this year, with the introduction of online registration. The event is launching Monday 18th May, when teams will be able to register online.

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5th May 2009
Over £1,700 raised for local mental health charity

Tolan Collins, IT Manager at Hewitsons successfully ran the London marathon on 26 April 2009, to raise money and awareness for local mental health sufferers.

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9th April 2009
Chariots of Fire 2009 puts spotlight on mental health

Cam-mind, Cambridge’s longest established mental health charity, has been chosen to receive the funds raised from this year’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race.

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9th April 2009
London marathon run in support of mental health

IT Manager from leading law firm Hewitsons will be running the Flora London marathon this year, to raise money for mental health sufferers. 

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15th January 2009
£70,000 raised for Chariots of Fire 2008!

The start of 2009 marks the passing of another successful year for Cambridge’s Chariots of Fire charity relay race, with a total of £70,000 raised for two local charities, Romsey Mill and Red Balloon.

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